Aircraft Photo of 55-4031 / 54031 | Stroukoff YC-123E-SA Pantobase | USA - Air Force | AirHistory.net #305354
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:55-4031
Alternate Serial:54031
Aircraft Original Type:Fairchild C-123 Provider
Aircraft Generic Type:Fairchild C-123 Provider
Aircraft Version:Stroukoff YC-123E-SA Pantobase
C/n (msn):20003
Operator / Titles:USA - Air Force
Location
City / Airport:Philadelphia - InternationalMap
Region / Country:Pennsylvania, United States
Airport Codes:ICAO: KPHL   IATA: PHL   Local: PHL   Other: -
Event:Philadephia Air Show 1955
 
Photo Date:1 September 1955 to 11 September 1955
Photo from:Bob Garrard Collection
Photo ID: 305354
Photo Comment

Built at Hagerstown, MD as Fairchild C-123B, 54-554, and sent to Stroukoff in New Jersey to be fitted with the "Pantobase" landing gear system, which permitted landing on any reasonably flat surface. land, water or snow. Seen at the National Air Show in Philadelphia.

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